Illustrations and Autographs of Manga Artists and Voice Actors at Machi★Asobi Anime Festival
(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 13:00 Jan. 18, 2010)
Illustrations and autographs of various manga artists and voice actors/actresses as well as some rare anime posters are on exhibit at anime festival Machi★Asobi Vol.2 held in Tokushima.
Pics after the cut!
The exhibit is held until January 31. You can find the site on your right about midway through the arcade.
Open from 10:00 to 18:00.
Illustrations by manga artist Akira of Kyoran Kazoku Nikki, Yuki Hijiri(Locke the Superman), Akane Nagano(Minna no Ofuro), Ryuta Amazume(Toshiue no Hito), Yuji Iwahara(King of Thorn) and Kaoru Mori(Emma).
Sennendo Taguchi(Yoshinaga-san Chi no Gargoyle), Eichi Shimizu & Tomohiro Shimoguchi(Linebarrels of Iron), Sakurako Gokurakuin(Sekirei), Ichiro Sakaki (Magician's Academy), Yuki Yogo(Akumetsu) and animator Hiroshi Watanabe(Magical Princess Minky Momo, Ginga Hyoryu Vifam).
Renowned manga artist Keiko Takemiya from Tokushima, Narumi Kakinouchi(Vampire Princess Miyu), Miwa Sakai(Milk Time ni Sasayaite), Mineo Maya (Patalliro!), Chiho Saito(Revolutionary Girl Utena) and Matsuri Akino(Reikan Shouhou Kabushikigaisha).
Kazumi Tojo(Igyo no Kage), Ken Saito(Hana no Namae), Mecha Tanaka(Omukaedesu).
On the other side of the board were voice actors' autographs.
There were also a celluloid picture autographed by voice actor .
The multi-coloured one is autographed by five voice actors who did the five heroes in Ronin Warriors: Takeshi Kusao, Hiroshi Takemura, Tomohiro Nishimura, Nozomu Sasaki and Daiki Nakamura. Takeshi Kusao also autographed the cell picture.
Sumi Shimamoto's autograph was dated March 27, 1986, day after the first airing of Maison Ikkoku in which she played the heroine Kyoko Otonashi. Autographs of the cast members from Mashin Hero Wataru surrounds an illustration by character designer Toyoo Ashida.
Various anime posters were on display.
They were also lending out costumes to take pictures. This one is Shinsengumi's uniform from Gintama.
A girl cosplaying as Rei Ayanami.
Animate Tokushima also had special features for Machi Asobi Fes.
Autographed CDs of Tsukineko who performed at the last Machi Asobi Fes.
The Prince of Tennis character designer Akiharu Ishii is from Tokushima. His illustration was on display.
Messages posted in the box will be delivered to Ishii.
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